Issue #58 - 31 July 2017
Official Launch of The BMCC Energy Committee

The British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce’s (BMCC) has launched its first sector specific committee in Energy to serve as the principal platform upon which partnerships and collaborations are formed between Malaysia and Britain in the oil, gas and energy industries.

The Energy Committee's chief mission is to promote business between Malaysia and Britain in the oil, gas and energy sector, while its key objectives includes introducing new innovative technologies pertinent to the sector, to identify and address business issues as well as maintaining a comprehensive database of Malaysian-British companies involved oil and gas. The committee will also organise and host networking events and activities to provide additional avenues for engagement and exposure.
BMCC Breakfast Talk Series #5 with
BAE Systems and Digistar Holdings 
Britcham Cambodia Briefing & 1-2-1 Meetings on Education Sector
Introducing BMCC's New Member: Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
The new office is also a hub for Islamic finance law, working with business, the legal community and academia to further enhance Malaysia's status as an Islamic finance hub.The firm's Malaysia office opened in May 2017. Our team of local and international lawyers is based in Kuala Lumpur, and advises Malaysian and international clients on transactions including cross-border M&A, joint ventures, projects, and other commercial issues; disputes including complex international arbitration; and Islamic finance. Herbert Smith Freehills provides premium quality, full-service legal advice from 26 offices across Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America,
Contact: Peter Godwin (Managing Partner, Head of Disputes, Asia) 
E:  T: +60 3-2777 5104  W:

Manchester Enjoying 8.4% House Price Growth

Manchester is showing the steepest rise in house price growth in the UK, while cities such as London, Bristol, Cambridge and Oxford are experiencing significant decline. Cities in the Midlands have seen a robust growth which is expected to continue, overtaking previously high-growth cities in the South.

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A First Business Events Alliance for Malaysia!
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre has established the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Business Events Alliance (KLCC BEA); a powerful collective consisting of the Centre, leading hotels, professional event planners, shopping, dining, entertainment and transportation partners strategically located in the heart of the city, at the foot of the iconic PETRONAS Twin Towers and scenic KLCC Park.
Avis: Video Contest
Avis Malaysia is running a video contest on Avis Malaysia's Facebook page “Discover Southern Malaysia with Avis – Episode 1”. Stand a chance to the Grand Prize of a 3 Days 2 Nights Stay The Pines Hotel Melaka, with other fantastic prizes up for grabs. 
UK Export Finance has published its 2016/17 results, showing a 60% increase in finance provided for exports, and its Business Plan for 2017-20, setting out plans for an increase in support.
BMCC will be participating in the 18th Malaysian International Food & Beverage Trade Fair at PWTC from 9-11 August 2017.  We would like to offer our members a complimentary space in our shared booth.  Limited spaces are available, first come first served.  For further information, please contact : or visit the website at
On 15-16 November 2017. Bett Asia Kuala Lumpur will once again bring together people, ideas and technologies from across the region so that educators and learners can fulfill their potential.

Purchase your delegate pass with a 10% discount exclusively for BMCC Members. Email to for the discount code.
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